Prayer ruling: CNN's Toobin frets Supreme Court 'allowing more state involvement with religion'
The Supreme Court said that a Washington state school district violated the First Amendment rights of a high school football coach when he lost his job after praying at the 50-yard line after games. CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin discusses the court ruling and what the recent decision may mean for First Amendment rights. CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin argued that the government was becoming more "involved with religion" after the Supreme Court decided that a public school district didn't have the right to stop a high school coach from praying alone after football games. In Monday's ruling on Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, the court agreed that the Washington state school district had violated the First Amendment rights of former high school football coach Joe Kennedy by firing him over post-game prayers from the field. Reacting to the breaking news on Monday, CNN's Toobin blasted the decision as the court "allowing more state involvement with